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Kuhelika Basu started learning first steps of Dance and various compositions from her mother Late Mrs. Nandita Bardhan of Tripura. Mrs.Nandita Bardhan was a Sc. Teacher, writer, Poet & Dancer. Kuhelika made her debut at the age of 10, when she was in class VII, she choreographed a dance drama based on Rabindranath Tagore’s poem ‘Samanya Khati’ and composed the dance drama Chandalika. She associated herself with Shantiniketan (Visva Bharati University) for the four years dance graduation course for the entire course she was bestowed with the scholarship of Visva Bharati. She completed the Graduation and Post Graduation with distinction and first rank. To concentrate on Manipuri Dance she joined the Manipuri Nartanalaya, one of the pioneer institutions of Manipuri dance in the country, founded by Late Guru Bipin Singh, Mrs. Kalavati Devi and the well known Jhaveri sisters.

Manipuri Dancer In KolkataRecognitions -
A receipient of Senior Scholarship in Manipuri Dance from the Department of Cultural Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Govt. Of India. 

Qualifications -

  1. M.A. in Dance from Santiniketan (Visva Bharati University)
  2. B.Ed from Rabindra Bharati University.
  3. Sangeet Bisarad in Rabindra Sangeet. 


  1. External examiner of Rabindra Bharati University.
  2. Director and Founder Principal of NANDITO
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